The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most Ornamental Foreign Plants, Cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-house, and the Stove, are Accurately Represented in Their Natural Colours ..., Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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s.n., 1797 - Botany
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Page 320 - GARDENERS, an wiih to become fcientifically acquainted with the Plants they cultivate. By WILLIAM CURTIS, Author of the FLORA LONDINENSIS.
Page 381 - It is a native of the Cape, and was introduced by Mr. MASSON in 1774.
Page 335 - Mr. AITÓN as its principal variety: it is our intention to give a figure of this very fhewy plant in fome future number of the Magazine, when we hope further to elucidate the fubjeft by fome practical obfervations. L. • ; • 'r •• •. ; ..... i , iv Tt^furttj- 1Уеввв:п"вГе*пеУ»е,1, i?ű ••-•:• - • 'V K...
Page 397 - ... it will grow to the height of four or five feet, and produce during the months of June and July abundance of flowers, fmgularly and beautifully marked.
Page 356 - We prefent to our readers another Heath, a native of the Cape, introduced by Mr. MASSON, in 1787, 'and now to be found in moft of the collections of greenhoufe plants in the neighbourhood of London.
Page 347 - We have feen this plant grow to a greater height than any other /fpecies, luxuriant fpecimens have exceeded five feet by the time that they have nearly done flowering ; and as the flowers are uncommonly large and...
Page 335 - Auftria, and other parts of Germany; was cultivated in this country in the time of GERARD and PARKINSON : it is a...
Page 356 - It continues to .bloffom from September to March or April ; in point of height, it is to be ranked among thofe of a middling fize.
Page 377 - Its feeds are a curious objeft, the manner in which they are detached when perfectly ripe, in hot, dry weather, and the fcrew-like form which the tail of the arillus quickly .affumes, is highly deferving of attention. ,, .1 . • • 1.1..I-. ... . •'••• II'
Page 372 - Linnśan fenle of the word, may perhaps admit of a douK*RUMPHIUS informs -us, that the feed-veiďels of this planté a common food throughout India, eaten as our French or kidney beans are, to which however...

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